The Dropbox Core API SDKs provide developers with several platform SDKs that they can import into their development environment. Developers can choose from different platform-specific libraries that wrap the raw HTTP calls to the Dropbox API. The SDKs are designed to shorten the distance between application and Dropbox integration. Supported languages & operating systems include:Python, Ruby, PHP, Java, Android, iOS, & OS X.
While there’s still a lot of uncertainty about the viability of platform-as-a-service (PaaS) offerings as a distinct market apart from infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS), there is no doubt that PaaS technologies are becoming more accessible in the cloud with each passing day.
Although some developers may be unaware of the prevalence of real-time APIs, they are already used by some of the world’s most popular providers. This post by Phill Leggetter for the Pusher Blog discusses five reasons why API providers should embrace a real-time API to add more value to users.